Re: Developing respect and partnership
Whew I don't feel so awful now for having an opinion that differs from my trainers... But I'm still frustrated. I guess the toy is more of a short term incentive which is separate from his willingness to work for me without one. Ultimately I do want a strong working relationship as well as respect at home, but I have trouble understanding how im supposed to engage him if the reward, whatever it is, isn't something he responds to every time.